Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Phaeostrymon Clench, 1961 , in Ehrlich et al.. How to know the butterflies : 179, 190.

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
PAPILIONOIDEA : LYCAENIDAE : THECLINAE : EUMAEINI

Type-species:
Thecla alcestis Edwards, 1871. Trans. amer. ent. Soc. 3: 271.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
See BHL scanned Type-species page: .

Notes:
Oppler & Warren, 2003. Butterflies of North America 2. Scientific Names List of Butterfly Species of North America, north of Mexico. Contributions of the C.P. Gillette Museum of Arthropod Diversity Colorado State University include Phaeostrymon in the tribe Eumaeini.

The higher classification used here follows Lamas (2008).

Learn more about Lycaenidae in Wikipedia.

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